Thursday, November 19, 2009

DCAO of Human Services Carolyn Graham Press Release Correction

The city press release sent on November 16, 2009, incorrectly detailed the educational background of Carolyn N. Graham, the city’s new Deputy Chief Administrative Officer (DCAO) for Human Services.

Graham majored in psychology at the University of Baltimore in Baltimore, Maryland however; she did not receive a bachelor’s degree as previously noted, as she was allowed early enrollment in graduate school at Antioch College in Yellow Springs, Ohio. She obtained her first master’s degree in education from Antioch College, and she also holds a masters in public administration from City University of New York Bernard Baruch College in New York, New York; a masters of divinity from the New York Theological Seminary in New York, New York; and a doctorate in ministry from the United Theological Seminary in Dayton, Ohio.

She has previously served as deputy Mayor for Children, Youth, Families & Elders for the District of Columbia; national director for Council Services, Girl Scouts of the USA; director of the Human Services Department in Broward County, Florida; director of the State Health Planning & Development Agency in the District of Columbia; as well as vice president for External Affairs for the Greater Southeast Community Hospital. Dr. Graham also served as a member of the District of Columbia School Board.

As Richmond’s DCAO of Human Services, Carolyn Graham will have oversight of the Department of Social Services, Department of Justice Services, as well as the Department of Parks, Recreation and Community Facilities.

Contact: Michael Wallace, (804) 646-2772